Creating Timecard Via API: ORA-20001: This Person Does Not Have Preferences for the selected effective date

(Doc ID 1921631.1)

Last updated on MAY 10, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Time and Labor - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


While trying to import timecard through standard oracle API, receive following error :

Error Code: -20001 and error message: ORA-20001: This person does not have preferences for the selected effective date

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Create / Run API script


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